PADI IDC Koh Lanta or Instructor Development Courses on Koh Lanta

PADI IDC Koh Lanta

Camille Lemmens welcomes you to PADI IDC Koh Lanta on the Andaman Sea’s tropical island of Koh Lanta in Thailand to participate in one of his popular PADI IDC (Instructor Development Course) courses or packages in conjunction with PADI 5 Star IDC Centre 'Blue Planet Divers'.


PADI IDC Koh Lanta


Next PADI IDC Koh Lanta starts in January 2021 Dates TBA 

Followed by a PADI IDC programs starting in April 2021

See full IDC Schedule for my PADI IDC schedule in 2020

During the current Covid19 situation, we offer the IDC online option. Complete online presentations and all exams with me. Keep busy and further your career. Use your time during the lock down or quarantine. Currently allowed until 31st December 2020. Take full advantage! Certainly worthwhile checking in with us. Ask for more detailed information.


PADI IE on Koh Lanta, Thailand, January 2020

PADI IDC Koh Lanta

 During the recent PADI Instructor Examination (IE) in Koh Lanta in Thailand, held on 15th and 16th January 2020, Camille's candidates from the January 2020 IDC on Koh Lanta, in conjunction with PADI 5* IDC Center 'Blue Planet Divers' on Koh Lanta, completed the PADI IE very successfully. Once more it was an international affair with candidates originating from the UK, Lithuania, the USA/Mexico, Switzerland and France and staff from Canada and the Netherlands

Congratulations and good luck to all of you in your PADI Instructor careers.

  PADI Examiner was Thomasz Sniadowski

  From left to right in the back: Kestutis (PADI OWSI), Sam (PADI OWSI), Oriane (PADI OWSI), Maxime (PADI OWSI), Austin (PADI OWSI), Felix (PADI OWSI), Camille (Gold PADI Course Director) and Thomasz (PADI Examiner).

Etienne who staffed is not in the picture


PADI IDC Koh Lanta

Participating in your PADI IDC Koh Lanta will give you direct access to some of the top dive spots in the Andaman Sea. First off there are the amazing twin pinnacles Hin Daeng and Hin Muang, famous for their Manta Ray sightings, check my dive blog for some pictures and videos. Koh Haa bay and it's surrounding dive sites also have a lot to offer with some unexpected encounters of various fish species, small and bigger as an option during every visit.





PADI IDC Koh Lanta


PADI 5* IDC Center 'Blue Planet Divers' operates two boats, a big slow boat and brand new, comfortable and fast catamaran.


On top of that, Koh Lanta gives you the opportunity to enjoy the long white and sandy beaches on the East coast of Koh Lanta. From the busy town feel of Ban Saladan to the remoteness of Ban Kantiang, there's something for everyone on this lovely island. Check my blog for some impressions around Koh Lanta.




PADI IDC Koh Lanta




We run our IDC Koh Lanta program at the classroom at Blue Planet’s main office in Ban Saladan, the facilities include fully air conditioned classrooms; computer based training aids and internet services are also widely available.






PADI IDC Koh Lanta


Our PADI IDC Koh Lanta consists of two parts the Assistant Instructor Course (AI), the Open Water Scuba Instructor program (OWSI) and the Emergency First Responder Instructor course (EFRI). We conduct the IDC over 10 days including the EFR Instructor course, in a relaxed resort setting, with the days starting around 8.30am and ending around 5.00 pm. During the program our staff will be on hand to offer you all the support that you need allowing you to relax, making the learning experience easier and certainly more fun.

Successfully completing the PADI IDC Koh Lanta program qualifies you to attend the PADI Instructor Examination (IE). The PADI IE is an evaluative program that tests your teaching ability, dive knowledge, skill level, and understanding of the PADI system.

The PADI IDC Koh Lanta includes; 10 days with lunches, tanks, weights and boat fees during the IDC and weights and tanks during the PADI IE.

For your arrival on Koh Lanta, we are pleased to provide complimentary transfer to your resort once you're on the island and provide information on the local area. Transfers from Krabi airport to Koh Lanta can be arranged for and costs are around 1,200.-THB.